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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/7] perf tool: protect empty evlists
I did my best to fix those issues in perf inject and perf report, but
yeah, other commands may have issues.

On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 11:12 AM, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
<acme@kernel.org> wrote:
> Em Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 01:14:31PM -0700, David Carrillo-Cisneros escreveu:
>> A common pattern in in pipe-mode bugs is accessing an empty evlist.
>> Return NULL to make it easier to catch this problems.
>
> This one is far reaching, we need to take care handling all places using
> these functions, albeit probably most cases will always have an evsel, I
> looked at builtin-top.c for instance, and I think we need to be more
> careful here, will leave this for later.
>
> - Arnaldo
>
>> Signed-off-by: David Carrillo-Cisneros <davidcc@google.com>
>> ---
>> tools/perf/util/evlist.h | 4 ++++
>> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/evlist.h b/tools/perf/util/evlist.h
>> index 39942995f537..ba4788462325 100644
>> --- a/tools/perf/util/evlist.h
>> +++ b/tools/perf/util/evlist.h
>> @@ -257,11 +257,15 @@ void perf_evlist__splice_list_tail(struct perf_evlist *evlist,
>>
>> static inline struct perf_evsel *perf_evlist__first(struct perf_evlist *evlist)
>> {
>> + if (list_empty(&evlist->entries))
>> + return NULL;
>> return list_entry(evlist->entries.next, struct perf_evsel, node);
>> }
>>
>> static inline struct perf_evsel *perf_evlist__last(struct perf_evlist *evlist)
>> {
>> + if (list_empty(&evlist->entries))
>> + return NULL;
>> return list_entry(evlist->entries.prev, struct perf_evsel, node);
>> }
>>
>> --
>> 2.12.2.715.g7642488e1d-goog

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